Published On: Tue, Jan 7th, 2014
Published in Category: Lahore

JI slates threats to Akram Sheikh

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LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Syed Munawar Hasan, has expressed deep concern over the threats being given to the state prosecutor in the treason case against Pervez Musharraf, Muhammad Akram Sheikh advocate, and has called upon the government to provide fool proof security to the senior lawyer and his family.

In a statement here, on Monday, he said that Pervez Musharraf subverted the constitution twice and kept the honorable judges of the Supreme Court in unlawful detention, so he must be punished for his crimes.

The JI Ameer said that an impression was being created that this war a trial against the armed forces, which was wrong. He further said that Pervez Musharraf was being kept at the hospital on the plea of treatment and efforts were made to whisk him away outside the country. He said that all types of medical facilities were available in this country and if the former military dictator had any ailment, he should be treated at home.